Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2012 General Session

HB0143 - Alien Workers Related Amendments

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill will change the following costs and revenues that would otherwise occur under current law (HB 116, 2011 General Session): 1. Public Safety start-up costs: Avoids $5.4M one-time General Fund costs in FY2013 for the permit program. Costs instead $3.5M in one-time from the General Fund in FY2014. 2. Public Safety permit fees and processing costs: Avoids $6.1M in ongoing restricted revenue and costs in FY2014 for the permit program. Instead will generate restricted account revenue and costs of $1.3M in FY2013, $4.8M in FY2014, and $7.2M in FY2015 and each year thereafter. 3. Public Safety background checks, fingerprinting, and FBI fees: Increased by $1.6M in dedicated credit revenue and costs in FY2013.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2012FY 2013FY 2014
Dedicated Credits$0$1,573,300$0
Restricted Funds$0$1,256,800$4,845,600
   Total Revenue$0$2,830,100$4,845,600
General Fund, One-Time$0$0$3,476,200
Dedicated Credits$0$1,573,300$0
Restricted Funds$0$1,256,800$4,845,600
   Total Expenditure$0$2,830,100$8,321,800
Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0$0($3,476,200)
   Net Impact, General/Education Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0$0($3,476,200)

Local Governments (UCA 36-12-13(2)(c)):
Enactment of this bill likely will not result in direct, measurable costs for local governments.

Direct Expenditures by Utah Residents and Businesses (UCA 36-12-13(2)(d)):
An estimated 58,000 individuals annually may apply for a temporary or annual permit and will pay about $98 or $178 in fees respectively. The total cost to individuals will be $2.8M in FY2013, $7.9M in FY2014, and $10.3M FY2015.

2/28/2012, 12:22:36 PM, Lead Analyst: Syphus, G./Attny: POOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst